Features

The Duchess of Kent and Wimbledon - a complicated relationship

Many will only know the Duchess of Kent as the lady who attended the Wimbledon Tennis Championship Finals every year to hand out the prizes, famously letting Jana Novotna cry on her shoulder in 1993. The Duchess of Kent, or Katherine Kent as she prefers to be known, has become an uncommon face in the British Royal Family over the years, and very rarely makes public appearances. But, she once was a…
Read more
Opinion

Prince Harry: From crown jewel to royal outcast

Charlie Proctor offers his thoughts on Prince Harry’s fall from grace, ten years on from a 2014 article praising his dedication to work and duty. As I was settling down for breakfast one day last week, I decided it would be fun to take a dive into Royal Central’s archives, with one article immediately catching my eye. The piece was entitled ‘’The year that made The Prince’…
Read more
Features

A royal love story: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

Their love is perhaps one of the strongest in royal history, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. His early death impacted the rest of her reign as a depressed widow who took every opportunity to pay tribute to her late husband. Albert was Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha…
Features

Is this the best royal wedding dress of all?

It’s elegant, timeless and yet very much suited to its wearer. And three decades on, it’s still irresistibly beautiful. Which begs the question, is Lady Sarah Chatto’s bridal gown the best royal wedding dress of them all? Embed from Getty Images It…
Features

If Edward VIII hadn't abdicated, who would be Monarch today?

We all love a royal ‘what if’ and perhaps one of the most intriguing of recent times revolves around the question of the king who renounced his throne for love. On December 11th 1936, 86 years ago, Edward VIII announced to the world that he was ending his reign to marry the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson. But what if Edward VIII hadn’t abdicated? Who would be Monarch now? There are two…
Read more
Features

The love story of the Prince and Princess of Wales

In 2001, Prince William met Catherine Middleton while they were students in residence at St Salvator’s Hall at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. While the two were close friends at first, it was at a charity fashion show in 2002 that Catherine reportedly caught…
Features

Edward and Sophie: their love story

If one wanted to be cheeky, one could say this royal love story began with a match. Well, it did when Prince Edward, the youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II, met Sophie Rhys-Jones at a tennis event in 1993. She represented firms across the UK, Switzerland, and Australia before she opened her own agency in 1996, giving herself a busy life for one that would change the moment she and Edward said…
Read more